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Bryan Fries
Vice President, 5G Strategy + Global Services at Sprint


Bryan Fries leads Sprint’s 5G market strategy and ecosystem development. He engages with current and prospective industry partners to understand how consumers will use 5G, identifying areas where Sprint’s assets and capabilities are uniquely suited to meet those needs. He is particularly passionate about 5G’s intersection with gaming and eSports.

In addition to his 5G responsibilities, Bryan has lead the Global Services organization since 2014. This organization manages Sprint’s commercial relationships with carriers around the world and has end-to-end ownership for product development, marketing and profitability management of Sprint’s roaming and international long distance products.

Bryan’s career at Sprint has spanned over 20 years. Prior to his current roles, his tenure was centered in Finance, including 7 years in Corporate Development and 5 years in Investor Relations.

Bryan holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Truman State University and was honored as Finance Student of the Year upon graduating.

Outside of Sprint, Bryan is also the founder of a commercial beer label, Cock-a-Doodle Brews.

Agenda Sessions

  • Service Provider Keynote: Reaching the Promise of 5G